New Column: Twenty Years (And Way Too Many References) Since Montreal

I ramble about Montreal for a while. https://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-twenty-years-way-many-references-since-montreal/

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1997: This Is Kind Of Big

Survivor Series 1997 Date: November 9, 1997 Location: Molson Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Attendance: 20,593 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler We had to get here eventually. This is the show that changes everything in wrestling and officially launches the WWF into a new era. Aside from the big moment on the show, we also have […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1996: The Austin Era Really Begins

Survivor Series 1996 Date: November 17, 1996 Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York Attendance: 18,647 Commentators: Jim Ross, Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler I had three options for an older redo this year (this one, 1988 and 1992) but this one had the most Survivor Series matches plus Steve Austin vs. Bret Hart, […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1995: One of Those Good Ideas

Survivor Series 1995 Date: November 19, 1995 Location: USAir Arena, Landover, Maryland Attendance: 14,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Mr. Perfect, Jim Ross Aside from the main event, there really isn’t much else to talk about. The rest of the show is dedicated to the midcard, save for the return of the Undertaker. He’ll be captaining the […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1994: Undertaker Isn’t Scared of Chuck Norris

Survivor Series 1994 Date: November 23, 1994 Location: Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas Attendance: 10,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Gorilla Monsoon Things weren’t all that great for the WWF at this time but Bret was doing well enough as the top man. However, they still needed someone new to come along and supplement him. That name […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 1992: A New Kind of Surviving

Survivor Series 1992 Date: November 25, 1992 Location: Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, Ohio Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan This really is a different era in the WWF as we’re moving more towards a child friendly product with more over the top and at times cartoonish characters. It’s not the most interesting all the time, […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2010: Dang It Cena

Summerslam 2010 Date: August 15, 2010 Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California Attendance: 14,178 Commentators: Matt Striker, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler Tonight’s show focuses on one idea: the Nexus Invasion. Back in February of 2010 ECW was replaced by a new competition show called NXT. Eight rookies tried to become the next WWE Superstar with […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1997: Where It All Changes

Summerslam 1997 Date: August 3, 1997 Location: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey Attendance: 20,213 Commentators: Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon, Jim Ross We’re in a very different era now as the WWF has finally realized they needed to step things up against WCW. The result was the rise of Steve Austin in his war […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1994: Switch Em Up

Summerslam 1994 Date: August 29, 1994 Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 23,000 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler Things have changed a lot in the last year. First and foremost, we’re living in Bret Hart’s WWF now as he regained the world title at Wrestlemania over Yokozuna, more or less vanquishing him once and for […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 1993: And It All Comes Tumbling Down

Summerslam 1993 Date: August 30, 1993 Location: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, Michigan Attendance: 23,954 Commentators: Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan A lot has changed in the last year. Bret won the WWF Title about three months after the last Summerslam but lost it at Wrestlemania to the monster Yokozuna. Yoko went on a path of […]